Court Slaps Down Department of Health Regulations

A huge decision has just come down from the First Judicial District Court in Santa Fe, New Mexico regarding the medical cannabis program’s plant count limits. The Court determined that the plant count limit of 450 plants, as set by the Department of Health, was arbitrary and capricious, and the Department would be *enjoined from enforcing the same moving forward. … Read More

Starting a Business: Do You Need a Lawyer?

According to the Small Business Association (SBA), in 2010 there were 27.9 million small businesses operating in the United States. Opening a business can be one of the most exciting endeavors in a person’s life. As exciting as it can be, however, it can also be a bit intimidating. Opening a new business properly involves delving into areas such as … Read More

Employment Law: Protecting Employees

Employment law covers a vast area of law and encompasses legal issues ranging from employment contracts to creating a safer work environment to discrimination and much more. The laws related to employee-employer relationships, or employment law, was, in part, created to help protect the lives, health, and wellbeing of employees. Working conditions in the United States after the industrial revolution … Read More

Cannabis in New Mexico: Is it Legal?

Much has been said around the country recently about the legalization of marijuana, both for medical use as well as recreational use. Opinions vary greatly on how states, and the country, should address the issue. On one end of the spectrum, there are those who feel any type of marijuana use should be illegal, criminalized, and result in jail sentences. … Read More

Divorce in New Mexico: What you Need to Know

Making the decision to end a marriage is difficult and, for many, one of the more stressful times in life. A divorce, or dissolution of marriage, can mean deciding who will get to keep the marital home; dividing up assets, as well as debts; discussing alimony; and making major decisions like child custody and child support. A divorce is as … Read More

PROPOSED CANNABIS LAW SECTION

    Come join the brand-new State Bar Cannabis Law Section today and become a part of history! Whether you defend or prosecute cannabis cases, whether you’re a proponent or an opponent of cannabis issues, if you are in a related field or enforce our State’s laws, become a part New Mexico’s inaugural Cannabis Law Section today! The Cannabis Law … Read More